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Arrival in NTOU

Important information for your arrival during COVID-19:

1. Buy a SIM card for your cellphone before you leave Taoyuan Airport

2. Exchange your currency into NT dollars at the airport

3. Take specially alloted cabs to your destination, public transportation is not an option

4. Undergo 14 days mandatory quarantine in a hotel

5. Pay hotel fees out-of-pocket, no reimbursement

6. If you break quarantine rules, your scholarship will be revoked

7. Finish the 14 days self health management in the university

8. Take online classes during your quarantine period

9. Please inform OIA two to three weeks prior to your arrival in Taiwan


Things to do:
1. When to arrive
Plan your arrival 7 days before the start of the semes-ter. It is better to settle down no later than August 15th, 2019. Please settle down before starting the new semester to avoid any inconvenience due to your late arrival.

2. Immigration
Arrival at the Taoyuan (CKS) International Airport .
Before landing on Taiwan’s national land, you will be given an immigration form to fill out. You will need to have the form completed before you get off the plane to avoid delays at immigration. When you cleared immigration, the immigration officer will staple the yellow copy of your immigration form onto your pass-port. DO NOT remove or lose the immigration form. You will need it to exit the country.

3. Foreign Currency Exchange
You can exchange money or traveler’s check at the Taoyuan (CKS) international Airport.

4. Transportation to NTOU
The Taipei International Airport is also known as the Taoyuan(CKS)airport. It is located in the Taoyuan prefecture, about 50 km south of Taipei city.

Route (to get to NTOU from CKS airport)

CKS Airport =>  Taipei Main Station =>  Keelung Main Station => NTOU

Step 1:  CKS Airport   to   Taipei Main Station



Fare (NT$)

Service Hours

Journey Time

Taiwan Bus Corp.
(Kuokuang Line)

CKS Airport/

Taipei Main

Adult NT$125

CKS Airport  05:40-24:50

Taipei Main Station


 50 minutes



Step 2: Taipei Main Station  to   Keelung Main Station (You can either take the bus or the railway system)



Fare (NT$)

Service Hours



Taiwan Bus Corp.
(Kuokuang Line)

Taipei Main Station/ Keelung Main Station

Adult NT$55

Taipei Main Station 06:00-24:00

Keelung Main Station 06:00-23:00

40-50 minutes

Taiwan Railway system

Taipei Main Station/ Keelung Main Station



(Local train)

Taipei Main Station 06:00-23:50

Keelung Main Station 05:00-23:00

42-53 minutes


 Step 3: Keelung Main Station  to  NTOU

(1) Public Bus: The boarding stop is across the Keelung Main Bus Station.

(1) Bus 103 or 104. The fare is NT$15 (US$0.5)

(2) Bus 103 or 104 will drop you off in front of the campus main gate (濱海大門) or in front of the side gate(祥豐大門)

 (2) Taxi:  NT$120-150 (US$3.6 to US$4.6) from Keelung downtown to NTOU (Chinese address: 國立臺灣海洋大學, 基隆市中正區北寧路2號)